Archive - Jan 19, 2008

Sweetwater



Sweetwater wetland, only a couple of miles from downtown Tucson, has anything but sweet water. In fact, it is a series of lagoons where they reclaim drainage water--I don't think it is sewage, but it doesn't smell good. Nonetheless, it is an active wetland. The egret, above, was oblivious to the photographers who passed by. 

Obama unplugged

If he keeps this up, he'll be fine. I wrote last week about Hillary's awful, stilted answer to the, "when did you decide to run for president?" question. Obama points out an even worse example of the typical politicians' answer to a question which could be answered in a human and simple manner.

Madera Canyon


Agua Caliente



This morning, I joined Bruce at the Agua Caliente Park in east Tucson, way out on the edge of town. It is a historic site, a watering hole, almost an oasis, which has been used for hundreds of years.